Carrick Lough, Fermanagh (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (54.4° N, 7.9° W: paleocoordinates 5.8° S, 2.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Glencar Formation, Asbian (339.4 - 336.0 Ma)

• top of Glencar Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

• distal reef or deeper off-reef
• thin alternating beds of dark argillaceous muddy limestones and paler grey to yellowish bioclastic limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. N. Wyse Jackson. 1996. Bryozoa from the Lower Carboniferous (Visean) of County Fermanagh, Ireland. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Geology Series 52(2):119-171 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76523: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

• brachiopods (abundant), corals, sponges, gastropods, bivalves, trilobites and crinoids reported to be present, but not listed
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
 Cystoporida - Sulcoreteporidae
 Cystoporida - Goniocladiidae
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae
Pseudonematopora planatus n. sp. Wyse Jackson 1996
Nematopora hibernica n. sp. Wyse Jackson 1996
Hexites paradoxus n. sp. Wyse Jackson 1996
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
 Trepostomata -
Leioclema indentata n. sp. Wyse Jackson 1996
 Cryptostomida - Chainodictyonidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
 Rhabdomesida - Nikiforovellidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora cylindrica n. sp. Wyse Jackson 1996
Rhombopora hexagona n. sp. Wyse Jackson 1996